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Anne Cavolo Tedesco, a native of Long Island, was born in Valley Stream and earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam. While there, she studied piano with Frank Iogha. After graduating cum laude, Ms. Tedesco received a piano scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music, where she received a Masters of Music degree in Piano Performance. While at the Manhattan School of music, Anne was a student of the renowned Zenon Fishbein.

In 1981, Ms. Tedesco made her professional debut at Carnegie Recital Hall (Weill Hall). The New York Times described her playing as “intelligent articulation in Bach’s Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, and a languid phrasing in Ravel’s Miroirs.”

Anne Tedesco combines both a teaching and performing career. She is an Adjunct Professor of Music at St. John’s University, where she has been teaching music history, theory, classical piano, and fine arts since 1982. In addition, she maintains a schedule of musical activities which include solo recitals, adjudications and lectures in the New York Metropolitan area, and private piano teaching at her home studios in Malverne, New York, and Montauk, NY. Since 1990, Anne has presented a yearly concert at St. John’s where the proceeds benefit deserving Fine Arts students with scholarships In 2004, Ms. Tedesco was presented with a St. John’s University Teaching Excellence and Scholarship award for her innovative teaching methods and activities as a concert pianist. Anne has been cited in: Marquis Who's Who in the East; Who's Who of American Women and recently was honored by receiving a Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, she is a member of American Keyboard Artists.. Anne has served on the executive board of Associated Music Teacher’s League where she was Chair of the piano scholarship auditions. She has also served as adjudicator for the National Guild Auditions. In addition, some of her piano students were chosen to perform at Bruno Walter Hall in Lincoln Center, Baruch Performing Arts Center, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, and Symphony Hall, as winners of the Concert Festival competitive auditions, from 2011-2018.

**Over the years Anne has performed at the Montauk Library and Poquatuck Hall in Orient, NY. Anne performs at the Montauk Library, as part of their annual concert series, and also at Rogers Memorial Library concert series, in Southampton, NY. In April, 2018, Anne will perform her 24th annual piano scholarship concert at St. John's University.

Studio Location
Malverne, Long Island, NY 11565
Montauk, Long Island, NY 11954
(516) 209-1261